Loose leaf tea blends are becoming increasingly popular due to the versatility of flavors and functions you can find. For example, you can make a simple lemon balm and lavender tea and enjoy it iced throughout the day, or a mint and passionflower blend in the evening as an added dose of self care before winding down for bed. Our Lucid Dream blend consists of some of those very ingredients that are well known and loved, and others that you may not have heard of yet. Allow us to introduce you to the delicious ingredients that make up this powerful blend:
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Now let's take a closer look at the benefits of each of these ingredients.
Tulsi, also known as holy basil, is a popular herb in Ayurvedic medicine. It is known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties. Tulsi is also an adaptogen, which means it helps the body to deal with stress. It can help to lower cortisol levels, which is the hormone responsible for stress. Tulsi also has antioxidant properties that can help to prevent cell damage and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
Passionflower is another herb that is known for its calming properties. It is often used to treat anxiety, insomnia, and other sleep disorders. The stem and leaves of the passionflower plant contain compounds that have a sedative effect on the body. This makes it an excellent herb to include in a tea blend that is meant to help promote relaxation and reduce stress.
Skullcap is a powerful herb that has been used for centuries to treat a variety of health conditions. It is often used to treat anxiety, nervous tension, and insomnia. Skullcap contains compounds that help to calm the nervous system and promote relaxation. It is also an anti-inflammatory and can help to reduce pain and inflammation in the body.
Blue cornflowers are not only beautiful to look at, but they also have health benefits. They contain compounds that have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Blue cornflowers are also known for their ability to help support digestion and promote healthy bowel movements.
Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb that has been used for centuries to help the body deal with stress. It is known for its ability to lower cortisol levels, which is the hormone responsible for stress. Ashwagandha is also an anti-inflammatory and can help to reduce inflammation in the body. It is also believed to have anti-cancer properties.
Ginger is a popular herb that has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties. It is known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-nausea properties. Ginger is also a natural pain reliever and can help to reduce pain and inflammation in the body.
Lavender is an herb that is known for its calming properties. It is often used to treat anxiety, insomnia, and other sleep disorders. Lavender contains compounds that have a sedative effect on the body, which makes it an excellent herb to include in a tea blend that is meant to promote relaxation and reduce stress.
Hibiscus is a beautiful flower that has many health benefits. It's high in antioxidants, can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol, may have anti-cancer properties, and may even help with blood sugar management. You can enjoy hibiscus as a tea or in recipes, and it's tart, slight sweetness and floral notes can bring balance to herbal blends that are typically bitter.
In conclusion, our Lucid Dream tea blend is a light and floral friend, perfect for incorporating into your nighttime self care routine before sliding into bed for a restful sleep. You can enjoy the blend iced with some lemonade, or hot with some lemon and honey for extra sweetness in your self care routine.
Juniper Culinary Apothecary teas, spice blends and other food products are not and shall not be considered food supplements in any circumstances. They do not ensure or supplement the daily vitamin intake and do not substitute a healthy diet.